11 May: 7 Night Luxury Split Return Cruise
Split - Korcula - Slano - Ston - Dubrovnik - Mljet - Hvar - Brac - Split
- 7 Night luxury Split return cruise with an air-conditioned, en-suite lower deck cabin
- Price based on 2 people sharing.
- Breakfast and 4-course set lunch daily
- Captain's dinner with live entertainment, a welcome dinner and dinner whilst sailing alongside the city walls of Dubrovnik
- Fresh fruit available daily
- Oyster tasting in Ston
- Cable car in Dubrovnik
- Walking tours with our professional English-speaking guide of Mljet National Park, Korcula, Split and Dubrovnik
- Professional English tour guide with city tours of Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik
- Entrance to Mljet National Park
- Price per person based 11 May departure only
Come and discover the beautiful Croatian islands with us, on board a luxury small Croatia cruise ship from Split. This modern and luxurious ship departs from Split and visits the idyllic islands of Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Mljet, whilst also enjoying an overnight stay in the magnificent Old Town of Dubrovnik as well as Slano & Ston, famous for the oyster farm. With just 38 passengers on board, you can expect superb personal service with a selection of guided day tours and half board.
Board: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner
Day 1 – Saturday – Split (D)
One of our new luxury ships will be docked in Split harbour, where you can board at any time during the day. Relax in your luxury cabin before attending the Welcome meeting at 1900hrs. The Cruise Director will introduce you to the Captain and crew and you will also meet your fellow passengers and enjoy your sumptuous Welcome Dinner.
Day 2 – Sunday – Split - Korcula (B,L)
A relaxing cruise to the glorious island of Korčula with plenty of time for swimming on route. Korčula is the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo and boasts many historical places of interest that you can visit and explore. Join the guide for the inspiring Korĉula City tour, through some of the town’s quaint and charming cobbled streets. Dine at one of the local restaurants, where you can enjoy authentic Croatian hospitality. Overnight in Korĉula Town.
Day 3 – Monday – Korčula - Slano/ Ston - Dubrovnik (B,L, D)
Early in the morning we depart to Slano, a picturesque small town with a 2km long bay. From here we will start our gastro adventure in Ston, the gastronomic centre of the Croatia. We will visit an oyster farm where you will learn how the delicious oysters and mussels are cultivated in this region. You will enjoy a rustic oyster and mussel tasting with local wine under the shade of the trees.
After the tour, we continue our journey to Dubrovnik. Enjoy a sunset dinner while we sail alongside the old city walls.
Day 4 – Tuesday – Dubrovnik (B)
After breakfast we join our guide for a panoramic drive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik. The famous city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and we show you many of the most popular historical and cultural attractions. You will have ample time to explore the city at your own pace. It is recommended that you visit the ancient City Walls. We also take the cable car ride to the top of the Mount Srđ for breathtaking views of Dubrovnik and the Adriatic. We would recommend a drink or meal in the restaurant overlooking the Old City.
DAY 5 – Wednesday - Dubrovnik – Mljet National Park (B,LD)
Enjoy breakfast as we cruise towards Mljet Island. For a magical back to nature experience, join our optional excursion to the stunning Mljet National Park. Stroll around the small and large saltwater lakes that dominate the natural beauty spot, and take a boat trip to St. Mary Isle to explore the ancient Benedictine monastery, old abbey and 12th century church that are situated there. To navigate the vast 5400 hectares of the park, and to spot its endemic wildlife and beautiful plants, you can hire a scooter, bicycle or kayak. Enjoy free time exploring Mljet Island at your own pace, before returning to the ship. Captain’s dinner onn board the ship tonight.
Day 6 – Thursday – Mljet – Hvar (B,L)
We continue cruising through the glittering seas of the Adriatic towards the super-chic island of Hvar. You will have plenty of free time to walk the charming town’s historic attractions in one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean. After dusk we recommend that you sample the fantastic restaurants and bars along the chic harbour and the atmospheric old town.
You might decide to explore the area further by joining us on an optional jeep safari through the charming villages of the island of rosemary and lavender.
Day 7 – Friday – Hvar – Bol/ Milna – Split (B,L)
Cruise towards the quaint town of Bol on the island of Brac, where you can enjoy swimming on the beautiful Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach. This is the most photographed beaches in Croatia
Continue sailing towards Split, the second largest urban centre in Croatia and forms the heart of the Split and Dalmatia County and is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. You will then join our private walking tour to experience the most famous cultural buildings which are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. There are also many museums, churches and other archaeological sites of interest to enjoy.
During the evening, explore this lovely historical town at your own pace. There’s a chic marble-lined seafront promenade filled with bars and restaurants, and dazzling views from atop the bell tower of the Sveti Duje Cathedral in the old town. Overnight in Spit.
Day 8 – Saturday – Split (B)
Time to bid farewell to the crew and all of your fellow guests after breakfast. Private transfer to the airport after a very memorable island-hopping experience.
- Luxury 7-night one-way Split return cruise in a choice lower deck cabin
- Based on 2 people sharing
- Private return airport transfers
- English-speaking cruise director on board
- Daily buffet breakfast with fresh fruit
- 4 Course set lunch daily including 0.5L of bottled water
- Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
- Guided tours of Korcula, Mljet & Dubrovnik & Split
- Entry fee to the Mljet National Park
- Daily cabin service
- Free WiFi onboard
- Port taxes of 30 EUR per person
- Flights to Croatia (Our team can arrange UK flights on request)
Departs 11 May 2019 Only
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